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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Doug Furman
Alexander Teich received one of the greatest honors of his life one day in early October. The Navy offensive captain's hopes of receiving a special warfare service assignment — more commonly known as a Navy SEAL — were fulfilled.
By the very nature of Navy's triple option offense, the Midshipmen's wide receivers are rarely notice
Football coaches are fastidious sorts, quick to offer a reminder of details great and small.
It didn't matter if a dislocated elbow cost him nearly his entire senior season in high school.
Bruce Andrews' nickname, born in Navy's wide receivers meeting room, is catching on a little more this month.
"Once he sat down and realized his situation, I thought he took it very maturely," Furman said.
"I don't know if I would have handled the same situation as he did. I might have let my temper get in the way. For him as the captain, he looked back and said, 'I'm the captain of this team. I have to handle this as mature as possible.'